News for Thursday, March 21, 2013

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PREP ROUNDUP: Heritage falls to Winder-Barrow

CONYERS -- Heritage fell to 1-2 in region play, losing to hot hitting Winder Barrow 11-4 on Wednesday.. The Bulldoggs struck first with four runs in the first and three more in the second to put Heritage in an early hole.. The Patriots scored in the third when Justin Jackson

Eastside sweeps Madison County to start region play

COVINGTON -- Eastside started Region 8-AAAA play with a pair of wins over region opponent Madison County in back-to-back games on Tuesday and Wednesday.. Eastside (10-1, 2-0) took the first game at home 4-2 before traveling to Danielsville on Wednesday to beat the Red Raiders (2-8, 0-2

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Rams sweep Seminoles at Oaks Course

COVINGTON -- The elements played havoc on everyone, but it was the Newton golf team that handled them best with a sweep over Salem at The Oaks Course on Thursday.. The boys outshot Salem by two strokes getting the win with a 214-216 score. While Salem did not have enough

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Darrell Huckaby: There are no winners without competition

In competition there are winners and losers. Period.

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Cal Thomas: Flight of fancy

President Obama should listen to former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, the "founder" of shuttle diplomacy.

Foiled traffic stop results in four arrests

Four people are arrested after man flees from deputy attempting traffic stop.

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Hailey retiring from Rec Commission

Tommy Hailey is retiring after 24 years as Newton County Recreation Commission director.

Newton Schools testing director plans to leave this school year

Dr. Carl Skinner, director of Testing, Research and Evaluation for NCSS, has resigned, effective July 1.

TV pilot to film in downtown Covington

A TV pilot will film in downtown Covington this weekend.

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Spartans race in Conyers

Kids got muddy to participate in the Spartan Kids Race in Conyers.

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32nd annual Cherry Blossom Fest set for Saturday and Sunday

The city of Conyers will host the 32nd annual Cherry Blossom Festival this weekend.

Newton County Jail Blotter for March 22, 2013

Newton County Jail Blotter for March 22, 2013.

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